Can Medication Help Auditory Processing Disorders? | Psych in 60


Can Medication Help Auditory Processing Disorders?

There is no medication that is designed to help Auditory Processing Disorders.

If an individual has an additional problem that impacts his/her ability to focus on information, such as ADHD or anxiety, then taking medications designed to minimize his/her symptoms may subsequently make it easier for him/her to process information.

However, even if those medications diminish his/her ADHD or anxiety symptoms, his/her underlying auditory processing disorders will still be present.

In cases with pure Auditory Processing Disorders, individuals are not likely to be helped at all by taking medication.

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